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Professional Sports

Tom Bellhouse Talks Belmont

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner/WFUV Sports

As the post time for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes draws nearer, all eyes continue to follow California Chrome and his hopes to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.  For the rest of the field of Saturday’s race, the target painted on his back only becomes clearer.

Liberty Report 6/6: Skidding Into June

by James Decker

James Decker/WFUV Sports

The Liberty continued to slide on Tuesday, dropping their third straight game 87-75 to the San Antonio Stars. It was the tale of two halves for New York, with the score 47-46 San Antonio after the first two quarters, and a scoring barrage in the 3rd by San Antonio, who outscored the Liberty 25-10 by the Stars. The Liberty played a strong fourth quarter but it was too little too late. Poor defense and turnovers were the story of the game as the New York gave up 87 points, tying a season high.

Jerry Bailey on "a Jockey's Race”

by Kelly Kultys

Drew Casey/WFUV Sports

Jerry Bailey, a Hall of Fame jockey and NBC horse-racing analyst, spent 32 years riding horses for his storied careers. Bailey captured two Kentucky Derbies, two Preaknesses, and two Belmont Stakes. He won the Breeders’ Cup Classic five times, before his retirement in 2006.

Joe Girardi, Derek Jeter React to Passing of Late Don Zimmer

by Kenny Ducey

Desmond Jennings/Twitter

During the Yankees' 7-4 loss to the A's at Yankee Stadium, it was announced former Yankees Bench Coach Don Zimmer had passed away at 83. Two players who he had special relationships with, Joe Girardi and Derek Jeter, spoke after the game on what he meant to them personally, and Girardi shared some touching stories from Zimmer's life.